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Unformatted text preview: Engineering 10: Engineering Engineering Design & Analysis Mechanical Engineering Module Spring, 2010 Lecture 12 Oral Presentations Logistics Logistics Oral presentations are next week in your lab. Oral All presentations will be in 2109 Etcheverry All (Tuesday and Thursday will start at 3:00). Have your presentation on a flash drive. Have Group reports are due one week after your Group presentation. Logistics Logistics No lecture this Friday (February 26). No Module lectures here as usual next Monday & Module Wednesday (March 1 & 3). General engineering lectures in Sibley Auditorium General from Friday, March 5 through Friday, March 12. You will begin your second module on Monday, You March 15. Today’s Topic Today Report Organization Report Oral Presentations Oral Planning the content (use an outline) Planning Planning the visuals Planning Planning the delivery Planning Controlling your nerves Controlling Report Organization Report Cover Page Cover Executive Summary Executive Introduction Introduction Background Background Design Details Design Financial Analysis Financial Environmental Considerations Environmental Conclusion Conclusion Appendices Appendices 10 pages max text Presentation: Plan the Content Presentation: Know your audience Know Identify the main points to highlight. Identify Keep this number manageable, say 3 – 5 Keep Know what the main points are so your audience knows at Know the end Divide your talk into three sections Divide Introduction Introduction Body Body Conclusions/Recommendations Conclusions/Recommendations Part 1: Introduction Part 2 – 3 minutes in length Introduce yourself Introduce Motivate the audience to listen to you Motivate Explain the purpose Explain Of your work Of Of your talk Of Preview the main ideas Preview Establish key concepts Establish Part 2: Body Part Use an outline that the audience Use can easily follow Make it easy to follow transitions Make Provide supporting data Provide Highlight key concepts Highlight Part 3: Conclusion Part Provide a clear wrap-up Provide Comment on the significance of Comment the results Don’t just stop talking Don Plan your ending Plan Plan the Visuals Plan Plan on about one slide per minute Plan Use both words and images Use Think big Think Think simple Think Plan the Visuals Plan Design each visual to make one main Design point Be sure it makes the right point Be Avoid clutter Avoid Use as few words as possible Use 7 to 8 lines of text per slide to 7 to 8 words per line to Words and Images Words Including both can help the Including audience by addressing different “learning styles” (VARK) Visual Visual Aural Aural Reading/Writing Reading/Writing Kinesthetic (?) Kinesthetic Think Big Think Text – 36 point font Text Text – 32 point font Text Text – 28 point font Text Text – 24 point font Text Text – 20 point font Text Text – 16 point font Text Text – 12 point font Text Think Big Think This is not really big enough to be useful This Think Big & Think Consider Contrast 30 Kinetic Impactor Chemical Rocket High ISP Mass Driver Linear (Kinetic Impactor) Linear (High ISP) Linear (Chemical Rocket) Linear (Mass Driver) 25 y = 8E+10x + 0.0606 Delta V (mm/s) 20 15 y = 5E+10x + 5.2327 y = 6E+10x + 1.1954 10 5 y = 5E+09x + 0.1787 0 0 5E-11 1E-10 1.5E-10 2E-10 1/Mass (scaled) 2.5E-10 3E-10 Text in figures needs to be legible Text Dark text on dark background doesn’t work Dark 3.5E-10 4E-10 Think Simple & Clear Think 304L Stress-Strain Data at Different Temperatures and Strain Rates 800 700 Stress (MPa) 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 0 0.05 0.1 0.15 Strain 0.2 0.25 0.3 Think Simple & Clear Think 304L Stress-Strain Data at Different Temperatures and Strain Rates 800 700 Stress (MPa) 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 0 0.05 0.1 0.15 Strain 0.2 0.25 0.3 Plan the Delivery Plan Rehearse, and ask: Rehearse, Is the structure clear? Is Do the sections hang together? Do Is the pace ok? Is Are the visuals simple and clear? Are Are you making eye contact? Are Are you fidgeting? Are Are “um” and “you know” used regularly? Are Voice Quality Voice Speak loudly enough for everyone Speak to hear you Vary pitch and dynamics Vary Breathe! Don’t run out of gas at Breathe! the end of sentences Speak at a medium pace Speak Speak toward your audience Speak Body Language Body Move naturally, but not too much Move Use inclusive gestures (no crossed Use arms or hands in pockets) Maintain good posture (don’t lean on Maintain the wall) Maintain eye contact … face the Maintain audience Controlling Nerves Controlling Try exercising before the talk Try Avoid caffeine before the talk Avoid Breathe deeply Breathe Use positive mental images Use Focus on other talks so that you Focus don’t obsess on yours Team Presentations Team Plan as a group Plan Work according to strengths Work Speak on areas of strength Speak Practice transitions (… next Kenny Practice will discuss financing options …) Pay attention to timing … keep Pay your presentation to 15 minutes! 15 Stay positive and enjoy your team! Stay Conclusion Conclusion Try to Have Fun!! Try ...
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